|Location :||Kathmandu, NEPAL|
|Application Deadline :||16-Mar-11|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-5|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||15 November 2011 with possible extension|
UNDP is one for Principle Recipient (PR) of the Global Fund Rd7 and its role in Phase I of the grant included: a) technical assistance on health system strengthening with regards to HIV & AIDS; b) implementation of the health sector component of the grant; c) procurement of pharmaceuticals and non health products; and d) capacity development of the National Centre of AIDS and STD Control to take the PR role in Phase II of the grant. UNDP completed the Phase 1 of Rd7 grant and successfully accomplished the assignment as a result NCASC has been successful in qualifying itself to be the PR in the Phase II of the grant by passing the Global Fund Local Fund Agent PR capacity assessment.
UNDP’s role as a PR in the II phase of the Rd7 grant includes procurement and management of the pharmaceuticals and health commodities. In order to carry out the task UNDP –Nepal is seeking for a qualified person to assume the position of Pharmaceutical and Health Product Manager (PHPM).
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the UNDP Nepal HIV PMU (Project Management Unit) Project Manager, Procurement Implementation Support Unit (PISU), and in close coordination with the MOHP National Centre for AIDS and STD Control (NCASC), MOHP Logistical Management Division, the PHPM will be overall responsible for the procurement of pharmaceutical and health products under the grant agreement between the Global Fund and UNDP.
In accordance with the Financial Rules and Regulations of UNDP, policies, procedures governing UNDP procurement activities and the procurement and quality assurance policies of the Global, the PHPM will perform the following specific duties:
Procurement of health and non-health commodities:
Coordination and Management
Required Skills and Experience
|Required Qualifications |
Masters degree in Pharmacy from a recognized university required. Additional qualifications in Business/Commerce management, Purchasing & Supplies are an asset.
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.